Synonyms for unproductiveness

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I know that the unproductiveness of the estate weighs on him.

The unproductiveness of their labours was only too apparent.

Because of their unproductiveness they were called "poisoned fields."

The fault that condemns the variety is unproductiveness in the trees.

In the former, if life was enjoyed in calmness it was enjoyed in stagnation, in unproductiveness, and in a worthless way.

Unproductiveness and capriciousness in soil and climate, faults of all Crawford-like peaches, are marked in Chairs.

This unproductiveness is the fault that keeps the variety in the background as a commercial peach.

Its fault is unproductiveness, to make up for which the trees usually bear regularly and come in bearing early.

The unproductiveness of this cherry has been consistently mentioned by nearly every writer from Duhamel's time to the present.

But the trappers say that very little rain or snow falls upon it; hence its unproductiveness.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from French productif (16c.) and directly from Medieval Latin productivus "fit for production," from Latin product-, past participle stem of producere (see produce (v.)). Related: Productively; productiveness.

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